Masses, services and reflections for Fifth Week of Lent

Sunday 7 April to Saturday 13 April 2019

Sunday 7 April
Fifth Sunday of Lent
 
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King
Masses at 8.30 am (Blessed Sacrament Chapel), 10.00 am (Family Mass – Crypt), 11.00 am (Solemn Mass – Cathedral), 7.00 pm (Crypt).
3.00 pm   Choral Evening Prayer
 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  2.00 pm – 4.00 pm at St Joseph’s, Bury Lane, Withnell, Chorley, PR6 8SD.
 
Service of Reconciliation (with private confession and absolution).  3.00 pm at St Gregory, Weld Bank, Chorley. PR7 3NW.
 
Evening Prayer and Benediction.  3.30 pm at St Joseph’s, Saxon Road, Birkdale, PR8 2AY.
 
Holy Hour and Stations of the Cross.  4.00 pm at Holy Family, Lily Lane, Platt Bridge, Wigan, WN2 5LL.
 
Stations of the Cross.  4.00 pm at St Mary’s, Church Road, Woolton, L25 5JF.
 
Evening Prayer followed by Benediction.  4.30 pm at St Mary’s, Mount Pleasant, Chorley, PR7 2SR.
 
Holy Hour.  7.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Holy Family, Hall Lane, Cronton, Widnes, WA8 5DP.
 
Monday 8 April

Lenten Holy Hour.  12.00 noon at St Bartholomew’s, Warrington Road, Rainhill, L35 6NY.
 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  2.00 pm at St Marie’s, Almond Brook Road, Standish, WN6 0TB.
 
‘The Mystery of Everything.’  A lent course based on the film ‘The Theory of Everything’.  4.30 pm – 5.30 pm at the FCJ House, 53a Cranbourne Road, Wavertree, L15 2HY.  Details: Email: lynnefcj@hotmail.com or Tel: 0151 733 5475.
 
Interdenominational Youth Gathering.  Are you a young adult 18-35 who would like to meet with youth from denominations across Merseyside in an informal setting to reflect on and discuss life as a Christian today?  6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT.  Refreshments included.  Bookings contact: Elisabeth/Veronica Email: office@ctmr.org.uk Tel: 0151 709 0125.
 
Stations of the Cross followed by Lenten Reflection.  6.30 pm at St Gregory the Great, Liverpool Road, Lydiate, L31 2NA.
 
Lenten Reflection and Discussion.  7.30 pm at St Marie’s Hall, Almond Brook Road, Standish, WN6 0TB.
 
Tuesday 9 April

Morning Prayer followed by Adoration, concluding with Mass at 12.00 noon.  9.30 am at St Mary’s, Mount Pleasant, Chorley, PR7 2SR.
 
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.  10.00 am to 10.00 pm at Holy Family, Hall Lane, Cronton, Widnes, WA8 5DP.
 
Raising Awareness of Human Trafficking and Combating Modern Slavery in the UK today.  Come and learn more and ask what we can do together in practical ways to help strengthen the fight against human trafficking and slavery.  10.30 am to 3.30 pm at St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Blundell Avenue, Freshfield, Formby, L37 1PH.  Speakers : Brother Francis, Chair of the Medaille Trust; Sister Isabel Kelly FMSJ and Anthony Brown.  Bookings: Tel: 01704 875850 or 07712 178670.  Email: theprayercentre.stj@psmgs.org.uk  Website: www.stjosephsprayercentre.com
 
‘Walking in the footsteps of the Saints.’  Reflections on practical ways to deepen our spiritual life.  ‘St Augustine.  The Confessions.’  Speaker: Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP.  6.00 pm Exposition in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Talk begins at 7.00 pm in the Gibberd Room.
 
Lenten Retreat in Daily Life.  6.30 pm at the FCJ House, 53a Cranbourne Road, Wavertree, L15 2HY.  Details: Email: lynnefcj@hotmail.com or Tel: 0151 733 5475.
 
Penance Service.  7.0 pm at St Joseph, Saxon Road, Birkdale, PR8 2AY.
 
Lenten Holy Hour.  7.00 pm at St Mary, Queen of Apostles, Maryvale, Skelmersdale, WN8 6DY.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.30 pm in St Alban’s, Bewsey Street, Warrington, WA2 7JQ.
 
‘Broken’  Reflection on our community in light of the television drama.  7.00 pm at Our Lady’s, Portico Lane, Portico, Prescot, L34 2 QT.
 
Lenten Book Club.  Discussion and reflection on ‘Reconciliation’ by Muthuraj Swamy.  7:30 pm at St Margaret Mary, Pilch Lane, Liverpool, L14 0JG.
 
Wednesday 10 April

Lenten Early Morning Mass. 7.00 am at St Bartholomew’s, Warrington Road, Rainhill, L35 6NY.
 
From now on: a Lent course on Hope and Redemption in the film ‘The Greatest Showman’.  6.30 pm at the FCJ House, 53a Cranbourne Road, Wavertree, L15 2HY.  Details: Email: lynnefcj@hotmail.com or Tel: 0151 733 5475.
 
Churches Together in Crosby Lenten Reflection.  7.00 pm at St Helen's church, Alexandra Road, Crosby, L23 7TQ.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.30 pm at St Bartholomew’s, Warrington Road, Rainhill, L35 6NY.
 
‘Caring for our Common Home.’  Lenten discussion.  7.30 pm at St Joseph’s, Meeting Lane, Penketh, WA5 2BB.
 
Thursday 11 April

Early Morning Lenten Mass.  6.30 am in St Alban’s, Bewsey Street, Warrington, WA2 7JQ.
 
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.  7.00 am to 10.00 pm at St Leo, Lickers Lane, Whiston, L35 3PN.
 
Mass followed by Stations of the Cross.  9.15 am at St Bernadette’s, Wigan Road, Shevington, WN6 8AP.
 
Stations of the Cross.  9.50 am at St Patrick’s, Marshside Road, Southport, PR9 9TJ.
 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  2.00 pm at St Bernadette’s, Wigan Road, Shevington, WN6 8AP.
 
Stations of the Cross.  6.30 pm at St Marie’s, Almond Brook Road, Standish, WN6 0TB.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at Our Lady’s, Southport Road, Lydiate, L31 4HH.
 
Stations of the Cross led by parish groups.  7:00 pm at St Margaret Mary, Pilch Lane, Liverpool, L14 0JG.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Catherine Laboure, Stanifield Lane, Farington, Leyland, PR25 4QG.
 
Scripture Study Group ‘The Great Adventure’ by Jeff Cavins.  7.30 pm at St Leo, Lickers Lane, Whiston, L35 3PN.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.30 pm at St Oswald’s, Padgate Lane, Warrington, WA1 3LB.
 
Friday 12 April

Early Morning Lenten Mass.  7.00 am at St Mary’s, Church Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 5JF.
 
Stations of the Cross.  9.30 am at St Joseph’s, Saxon Road, Birkdale, PR8 2AY.
 
Morning Prayer followed by Adoration, concluding with Mass at 12.00 noon.  9.30 am at St Mary’s, Mount Pleasant, Chorley, PR7 2SR.
 
Stations of the Cross.  11.45 am at St Benedict’s, Rhodes Street, Warrington, WA2 7QE.
 
‘Caring for our Common Home.’  Lenten discussion following the 12.15 pm Mass at St Benedict’s, Rhodes Street, Warrington, WA2 7QE.
 
Ecumenical Lenten Poverty Lunch.  12.30 pm at St Bartholomew’s, Warrington Road, Rainhill, L35 6NY.
 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction.  6.00 pm at St Mary’s, Church Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 5JF, concluding with Night Prayer at 8.30 pm.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at Holy Family, Hall Lane, Cronton, Widnes, WA8 5DP.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm before Evening Mass at Sacred Heart, Brooke Street, Chorley, PR6 0NG.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Anthony of Padua, Queens Drive, Mossley Hill, L18 8AY.
 
Family Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Bede, Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 0NG.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Leo, Lickers Lane, Whiston, L35 3PN.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Mary, Queen of Apostles, Maryvale, Skelmersdale, WN8 6DY.
 
Mass with Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Luke the Evangelist, Shaw Lane, Whiston, L35 5AT.
 
Evening Prayer followed by Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Mary’s, Mount Pleasant, Chorley, PR7 2SR.
 
Stations of the Cross.  7.00 pm at St Oswald and St Edmund Arrowsmith, Liverpool Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9NP.
 
Service of Reconciliation.  7.30 pm at St Mary’s, Prescot Road, Aughton, Ormskirk, L39 6TA.
 
Saturday 13 April

Stations of the Cross.  12.35 pm at St Marie on the Sands, Seabank Road, Southport, PR9 0EJ.
 
Carrying of the Cross with the Missionaries of Charity.  Carrying the Cross through Church Street, Lord Street and Bold Street concluding with a Service at St Luke’s (bombed out church.  Meet at 1.45 pm on Church Street.  If you would like to marshall the procession contact Jim Ross.  Email: jimmy.ross7@gmail.com  Tel: 07766 706766.